Sr. Principal Engineer Mechanical - Cleared

    • Redondo Beach, CA

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The E&GS Department provides project leadership and engineering expertise to our programs from the proposal phase, through system design for manufacturability, testability and production operations. Additionally, our project managers and engineers are critical members of system deployment and launch efforts. This diverse team provides innovative and cost effective technical solutions for successful program execution of our space and directed energy business portfolio. Our team consists of engineers with expertise in mechanical manufacturing and assembly, ground support equipment design and analysis, mechanical test and integration, and system deployment and launch operations. Our project managers lead diverse teams of engineers and support personnel to ensure cost effective and timely delivery of high reliability developmental and production systems.
If you thrive in close proximity to hardware development, excel in design, analysis and production of systems that support important science and defense missions, then the EG&S Department is the organization that will provide you with such opportunities. We are looking for a Senior Principle Engineer Mechanical with the following responsibilities:

  • Support and occasionally lead production, test and integration efforts of various programs at Space Park
  • Support and occasionally lead development of manufacturing plans to execute program requirements
  • Support and occasionally lead development of non-flight hardware
  • Support and occasionally lead development of flight hardware test and integration plans


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in a technical role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
    • Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years
    • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
    • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Use and application of technical principles, theories and concepts of mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing principles with a focus on Design for Manufacturing
  • Develops recommended solutions to technical problems in mechanical engineering disciplines
  • Active SCI access
  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • Experience in defense, aerospace or high-reliability product development industries
  • Experience with NX10, CATIA V, PTC Creo
  • Experience with Solumina MES
  • Experience with CAPE
  • Experience with MS Project
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